14 Alberta Swimmers Recipients of Podium Alberta Funding

SwimAlbertaNews, Swim Alberta News

 January 16, 2019- Edmonton- The Government of Alberta announced yesterday that it has provided 240 Alberta-based athletes nearly $1 million through the Alberta Sport Connection (ASC) Podium Alberta program.


Those 240 athletes are represented by 42 sports from 35 Alberta communities and will receive an average of $4,000 through Podium Alberta.


Of those 240 athletes, a total of 14 swimmers across Alberta were selected to receive funding through the Alberta Sport Connection. The financial support from ASC’s Podium Alberta program helps athletes access high-performance coaching and training opportunities, and purse athletic excellence at the highest levels of competition.

Morgan Bird

Stephen Calkins

Tammy Cunnington

Andrew Edwards

Alexander Katelnikoff

Yuri Kisil

Kyla Leibel

Rachel Nicol

Emma O’Croinin

Maria Olarescu

Alexander Pratt

Cole Pratt

Sebastian Somerset

Avery Wiseman


For more information, please see the original release from the Alberta Sport Connection:

Podium Alberta funding supports our high performance athletes



For information related to Swim Alberta:

Cheryl Humphrey

Executive Director




Twitter: @SwimAlberta